Restructuring is the art of creating viable options in the face of uncertainty. CDG Group professionals work closely and cooperatively with management teams and Boards of Directors, as well as lenders, investors and other stakeholders facing capital structure, economic, competitive, and other challenges.

Recognizing that every restructuring has its own distinct challenges and opportunities, CDG Group provides diverse capabilities and experience that enable the firm to deliver actionable restructuring strategies based on a deep understanding of each situation.

CDG Group utilizes a four-phase restructuring approach to preserve and enhance value, develop alternatives, and execute strategies which meet the clients’ objectives.

In complex business reorganizations, communication is paramount. CDG Group’s process is designed to promote and maintain communication with and involvement of key constituents, who often have divergent views, in order to drive consensus among the parties.

Our Approach :
  • 1
    Stabilization & Review
  • 2
    Assessment & Planning
  • 3
    Evaluation of Alternatives
  • 4
    Negotiation & Execution
  • CDG Group offers a full range of restructuring advisory services for companies that are facing capital restraints, operating, or economic challenges.

    The firm partners with management teams and Boards of Directors to develop creative and practical solutions that reconcile the often conflicting positions of various stakeholders and can be successfully executed through informal (out-of-court) or, if necessary, chapter 11 proceedings. CDG Group professionals work side by side with clients to provide the hands-on expertise and resources necessary to manage the restructuring process, allowing clients to focus on their businesses.

    • — Credit agreements, amendments, and modifications
    • — Cash, liquidity, and working capital management
    • — In-court and out-of-court restructurings
    • — Evaluation of businesses, assets, and strategic plans
    • — Identification and monetization of non-core assets
    • — Restructuring plans and plans of reorganization
    • — Valuation, liquidation, and chapter 11 analyses
    • — Debt capacity and capital structure design
    • — Financing and recapitalization alternatives
    • — Debtor-In-Possession (“DIP”) and exit financing
    • — Expert testimony
  • CDG Group offers a full range of services for current or potential investors in companies facing capital restraints, operating, or economic challenges. The firm is able to seamlessly combine its restructuring, M&A, and value enhancement expertise to identify, preserve, enhance, and realize value.

    CDG Group professionals work with current investors to develop creative and practical strategies to preserve and maximize the value of each investment and limit downside risks. Utilizing the firm’s rigorous due diligence process combined with industry knowledge and operational and capital markets expertise, CDG Group develops comprehensive solutions that reflect the legal, financial, strategic, and operational realities of each situation and considers the conflicting positions of multiple stakeholders.

    CDG Group professionals also work with potential investors in distressed businesses to identify opportunities and maximize value. The firm provides a full range of services from target identification and transaction strategy to pre-acquisition diligence and structuring to post-acquisition stabilization and integration. CDG Group understands investors’ desire to maximize returns and minimize risks and provides the required financial, operational, management, and capital market expertise.

    • — Credit agreements, amendments, and modifications
    • — Cash, liquidity, and working capital management
    • — In-court and out-of-court restructurings
    • — Evaluation of businesses, assets, and strategic plans
    • — Identification and monetization of non-core assets
    • — Restructuring plans and plans of reorganization
    • — Valuation, liquidation, and chapter 11 analyses
    • — Debt capacity and capital structure design
    • — Financing and recapitalization alternatives
    • — Opportunity identification
    • — Pre-Acquisition due diligence and structuring
    • — Post-transaction business stabilization and integration
    • — Turnaround management
    • — Value enhancement
  • CDG Group provides restructuring advisory services to lenders with distressed credits, including money center banks, regional banks, insurance companies, and investment funds.

    The firm understands the need to maximize recoveries and minimize risk and seamlessly combines capital markets, structuring, and negotiating skills with operational and turnaround expertise to deliver superior results.

    • — Credit agreement and amendment negotiations
    • — Evaluation of liquidity and working capital management
    • — Evaluation of cash management and cost reductions
    • — Analysis of capital obligations
    • — Review and critical evaluation of business plans
    • — Identification of alternative business strategies
    • — Analysis and monitoring of asset divestitures
    • — Valuation, liquidation, and chapter 11 analyses
    • — Negotiations
    • — Monitoring and evaluation of borrower performance
    • — Due diligence
    • — Expert testimony
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